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Governor Sanwo-Olu Launches Multimodal’s Warehouse and Showroom to Aid Water Transport Operations in Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, launched a purpose-built Warehouse and Showroom at the Boat Club in Lagos. The warehouse, which was built by Multimodal Transport Technologies Limited, will enable easy purchase of new spare parts for jetties and boats from the country. Speaking for the Governor at the unveiling in Lagos, Permanent…

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Coutinho’s Brace Gives Brazil The Perfect Copa America Start Amidst Neymar’s Absence

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten. Barcelona’s Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted…

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Court Remands In Prison 67-Year-Old Fish Farmer Who Chopped Off The Hand Of A Boy

67-year-old Jeremiah Obrifor, a fish farmer in Lagos caused as stir last week when he cut off the right hand on an 11-year-old boy, Goodluck Amaechi on the basis that he wanted to steal from his farm. Against that backdrop, An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday, remanded Jeremiah Obrifor, in prison custody. The…

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Super Eagles Drop Three Places In Latest FIFA Ranking, Remains 3rd In Africa

The Nigerian Super Eagles slipped three places to 45th spot in the latest World Ranking released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Friday.The three-time African champions had moved four places in the previous release back in April but now join Guinea, DR Congo, Lesotho and Seychelles as the African teams with the…

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Lavish Lifestyle: Local Gorilla ‘Carts Away’ With N6.8M in Kano Zoo, ‘Swallows’ It Afterwards

A Gorilla in the Kano Zoological Gardens has been accused of swallowing the sum of N6.8 million. A finance officer in the zoo was quoted as saying the gorilla sneaked into an office and carted away the money before swallowing it. According to BBC Pidgin, the incident happened during the Sallah celebrations. Umar Kobo, the…

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Nigeria’s Education System Going Down The Drain – Gowon

Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon has said stated that the education system in the country is going down the drain, despite the number of graduates making Nigeria proud globally, the country’s education system is still plagued by inadequate infrastructure and human resources. Speaking during the 35th Convocation lecture of Bayero University, Kano, Gowon stated…

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Sanwo-Olu Doubles The Salary Of LASTMA Officials

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved an hundred percent increment in the monthly allowance of officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA. The officials will from July get double their allowances. The Governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, made the announcement on via his twitter page on Friday. “Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu…

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Aisha Buhari Makes Fresh Declaration To Be Addressed as Nigeria’s First Lady

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Buhari, on Thursday declared her decision to be addressed as the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The President made the announcement of her new official title at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa during the presentation of awards to the former and current wives of Governors of…

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Air Peace Loses Spokesman, Chris Iwarah in Auto-Crash

The media world loses one of its own, Christian Ejiroghene Iwarah, in a bizarre auto-crash at Mangoro bus stop along Lagos – Abeokuta expressway. The journalist/lawyer who was the Corporate Communications Manager of Air Peace and a former correspondent in The Sun and Daily Independent newspapers was said to have be returning from work when the accident occurred. According to eye…

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